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Is It Better to Put Serum on Wet or Dry Hair?

Is It Better to Put Serum on Wet or Dry Hair?

November 21, 2020

Many of us use serums as part of our daily skincare routines to smooth wrinkles, reduce age spots, lift bags, and moisturize our face and neck. Just as vital is scalp and hair care serums. Quality hair and scalp serums can curb thinning, hair loss, breakage, and other age-related issues. However, just as the different types of serums vary, so do the different ways to apply them to get the best results. To get the most out of the hair care products you purchase, make sure you are using them correctly. Let's look at the different types of serums and whether it is better to put each on wet or dry hair.

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What Products Make Hair Look Thicker?

What Products Make Hair Look Thicker?

November 04, 2020

Baby fine hair is soft to touch and looks great on babies — not so much on us. When we reach menopause, most of us are looking for ways to thicken our locks and improve density. It can be challenging to make our mane appear thicker because many products weigh down your hair, or worse, make it look greasy. However, there are answers to your thin-hair dilemma, so read on to discover what products make hair look thicker.

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What Is a Butter Masque?

What Is a Butter Masque?

November 02, 2020

Conditioning alone may not be enough to keep our strands looking shiny and strong. As we age, our hair biology turns our once hydrated, healthy locks into a brittle straw. A hair mask (or masque) moisturizes, nourishes, and repairs your hair — safeguarding it against injury from harsh products, high-temp styling tools, and over-brushing. Masques are perfect for age-related thinning and dryness and are formulated with a blend of hydrating butters that contain hair softeners to moisturize your hair and scalp.

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What’s the Difference Between a Hair Mask and a Conditioner?

What’s the Difference Between a Hair Mask and a Conditioner?

October 19, 2020

The roles of hair masks and conditioners can sometimes be confusing. Some women think that because they use conditioners, they can forgo hair masks. This may be true for certain women; however, when we hit our 40s and head into our 50s, our hair becomes drier and thinner. Our scalps start lacking the proper nutrients to produce healthy strands, our follicles begin shrinking, and our hair texture becomes finer than it once was.

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How Can I Thicken My Hair?

How Can I Thicken My Hair?

October 14, 2020

Whether your hair was a perpetual styling challenge or you were blessed with voluminous locks that effortlessly fell into place, menopause is the great equalizer. Age-related hair changes affect us all to some degree or another. Hormonal fluctuations dry out our scalps, interrupt hair growth cycles, and shrivel our follicles. In place of our robust strands grow wispy fibers that shed when we sneeze. With each passing year, this trend continues until we finally ask ourselves, “How can I thicken my hair?”

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6 Ways Your Hair Changes After 50

6 Ways Your Hair Changes After 50

October 05, 2020

On average, women reach menopause at 51, and the years leading up to this milestone are known as perimenopause. Hormonal imbalances and other natural processes that we experience during perimenopause trigger a multitude of changes in our bodies: metabolism grows sluggish, wrinkles deepen, and our hair thins, dries up, and falls out!

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What Does Sulfate-Free Shampoo Do for Your Hair? Sulfate-free shampoos incorporate low-lather cleansers and natural hydrating agents that gently clean and nourish your hair and scalp like this woman is showing.

What Does Sulfate-Free Shampoo Do for Your Hair?

August 29, 2020

Sulfate-free shampoos incorporate low-lather cleansers and natural hydrating agents that gently clean and nourish your hair and scalp. The distinction between sulfate and sulfate-free shampoos can, by and large, have a lasting impact on the pleasure you get from your aging hair.

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How to Treat Dry and Brittle Hair

How to Treat Dry and Brittle Hair

August 19, 2020

Color treatments, poor nutrition, lack of sunlight, too much sunlight, aging — it can all play a part in causing your dry and brittle hair. As you grow older, moisture-depleted dullness replaces the shine and volume that once came so naturally to your hair.

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The best scalp cleanser for women ver 40 by better not younger

What Is the Best Scalp Cleanser?

August 12, 2020

To achieve healthier, stronger, and thicker hair, you need a thriving scalp. Oil, dirt, sweat, and bulky hair products can leave residue behind that builds up on your scalp. This buildup causes dryness, itching, flakes, and ultimately leads to thinner and weaker hair.

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